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Notre Dame giving Young, other NFLers the business

by Eric Hansen
Publication: South Bend Tribune

April 8, 2014


The following is an excerpt from an article in the South Bend Tribune that features the ‘Invest for Impact’ conference developed jointly with NFL Player Engagement, Stayer Center for Executive Education and the Gigot Center for Entrepreneurship. To read the entire article visit: Notre Dame giving Young, other NFLers the business


Sam Young had hoped to squeeze in a practice or two while in town last week to get a glimpse of Notre Dame’s football future.

It turns out, peeking at and working on his own future dashed those plans.

“I did get to stop in the football office real briefly when I arrived,” the former ND four-year starter at offensive tackle offered. “But from that point on, my schedule was kind of action-packed.”

The fifth-year NFL veteran, who recently signed a two-year contract with the Jacksonville Jaguars, was immersed in the NFL Business Management & Entrepreneurial Program, staged Thursday through Sunday at Notre Dame’s top-rated Mendoza College of Business.